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About 2 years ago battery was not holding a charge. changed the battery first but had to replace the alternator. a new problem started recently while driving the battery will lose its charge and the engine will dye. with a charge it will restart. all the belts and connections have been cleaned and tightened, but it happened again. a week later

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If you have a voltmeter check the voltage at the battery with the motor running. It should be about 14- 14.5 volts. If not the alternator is bad.
Sorry, hope this helps.

Posted on Feb 03, 2010

  • Brian Feb 03, 2010

    Sorry I hit enter before I was ready. If voltage is OK then you might have a drain on the battery when the key is off.

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